beach stone-curlew

beach stone-curlew
/bitʃ stoʊn-ˈkɜlju/ (say beech stohn-'kerlyooh)

noun
a shy, nocturnal shorebird with a mournful cry, Esacus neglectus, having a large black bill with a yellow base, long olive-yellow legs, and a broad black eye patch, found on beaches in northern Australia.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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